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Pacita Abad: A Million Things To Say

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Pacita Abad: A Million Things To Say 

Pacita Abad (1946 - 2004) was a Filipino American visual artist whose pioneering work in textiles was characterised by vibrant colours and an accumulation of processes and materials. Her immense body of work traversed a diversity of subject matter: from tribal masks and social realist tableaus to lush and intricately constructed underwater compositions and abstractions. Abad brought together images and experiences across cultures, economies and histories and offered reflections on the global long before the discourses of globalisation and transnationalism were felt in the art world.

Published by: MCAD Manila in collaboration with the Pacita Abad Art Estate
Texts: Clara Kim, H.G. Masters, Shabbir Hussain Mustafa, Joselina Cruz and Pio Abad 

Dimensions: 265 x 210 x 19 mm
Pages: 164 
Format: Softcover with dust jacket
Design: Studio Hato